UFT (QTP) Alternatives and Competitors

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Heather Whitfield
Real User
IT Program Manager at Applied Materials
Mar 12 2019

What is most valuable?

The ability to run multiple processes at the same time remotely or on a schedule. So, we have some testing that we do every day, and it is pretty much lights out. It is unmanned. We have some virtual… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The freshest example is some of the RPA-light activities that we have done. We have been able to save on a lot of manual work for some very highly skilled, expensive resources. This has been able to… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like more reporting in analytics. There is a lot of manual work for us as program managers and test managers which has to do with supporting our value statements. E.g., if there is some way… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Our initial goal was regression testing. It was really expensive. It was throwaway work. We always had to outsource it. It overlapped other test cycles within a project. So, all the functional… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend taking a slower, organic approach to automation. It is hard to insert ourselves into the projects. The functional resources, business resources, and process owners don't have a lot… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Micro Focus UFT, Selenium, SAP CBTA, and Worksoft. My main focus was an SAP automation solution, and Worksoft was really good in that space. They were an SAP partner, but I recognized… more»
Real User
Research & Development Engineer at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
Aug 25 2019

What is most valuable?

The ability to evaluate live applications in our production environment for unusual behavior and determine problem areas and solutions is the most valuable aspect of this… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us the opportunity to serve banking clients while conforming to industry regulations.

What needs improvement?

As far as things that can be improved, it is a good solution so I think I can only do a comparison. We also use QC/ALM (Application Lifecycle Management [Quality Center])… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I think the cost of UFT is too high and obviously expensive, especially if you consider that there are other even better products, in my opinion, that are open-source… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I switched from development to quality testing. Since that time, I used many products including UFT. We had some solutions in basic. After that, I used several products… more»

What other advice do I have?

I prefer other products like Selenium to UFT, but each product has its advantages. For example, in UFT we can test HTML protocol for the web applications and also desktop… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Because we need to properly support people in banking and follow regulations, we use UFT. It is really more of a political decision than a proper choice as to the products… more»
Real User
Senior Test Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jul 31 2019

What is most valuable?

This solution is written in Groovy, which means that we can write Groovy scripts that work with it. We can write code in Java and it is easy to link to other JARs that we find on the internet, which… more»

What needs improvement?

At the moment, this solution only works for web-based products. It's sort of like a Selenium wrapper, which is quite well done. The Object Spy is rather frustrating to work with, so I tend not to use… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This product is freeware, so there is no charge for using it. There is a paid service available that offers a cloud database where you can store your test cases, pull your test executions, get… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We are trying to get away from Micro Focus products because they're extremely expensive. For functional testing, we're migrating to Katalon Studio, for example. In the organization as a whole, people… more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice for anybody who is considering this project to have some familiarity with Groovy and Java. If you don't like coding then it will not be the product for you. Otherwise, in our experience… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I was recently tasked with looking at different testing tools, and I evaluated several including Katalon. Once I tried it, I liked it, and so far we've been happy with it.
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